An MIT-trained mechanical engineer, Jamie entered the field of translational medicine when his 29 year old brother Stephen was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Today Jamie is a chief scientist and architect for PatientsLikeMe. Described by CNNMoney as one of the 15 companies that will change the world, Jamie co-founded PatientsLikeMe to ensure patient outcomes become the primary driver of the medical care and discovery process. Jamie is also the founder and past CEO of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), the world’s first non-profit biotechnology company.
And just a few days ago, Jamie was named to the 2013 list of the 100 most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry by PharmaVoice. Here at PatientsLikeMe, our members inspire us every day. Check out the complete article in PharmaVoice, page 77.